Category Archives: Writing

IT’S TIME FOR A CELEBRATION! My Blog Hit a Milestone this Week

When I first began blogging I wasn’t sure if I could do it or if anyone would actually read what I wrote. I had been following so many great blogs and I would always think: How’d do they do that? … Continue reading

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Boosting Creativity for Writing Crime Thrillers

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I thought I’d lighten things up today with a break from crime scenes, serial killers, fiction thrillers, and forensic breakthroughs.  I love to share all of this information.  I forget sometimes that I find…

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Emily Stone’s Weaponry: Knife or Gun?

I love asking Benjamin Sobieck questions about weapons–he is an incredible resource for weapons as well as a great writer. As I begin outlining the next two Emily Stone Thrillers, I have some decisions to make as far as her … Continue reading

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No Bones about Writing Bad Guys

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When I outline bad guys for my novels, it often reads like a police rap sheet and a psychological profile.  I can’t overstate the effectiveness for research and outlining in fiction writing.  There’s always…

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Is Crime Fiction Going to the Dogs?

It’s no secret that I’m a dog lover. In fact, I cannot imagine my life without at least one canine buddy in my household. The toughest part of having a dog, or any pet for that matter, is that their … Continue reading

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Happy New Year: Together Let’s Make 2016 Fantastic

As one year closes, I cannot help but to think about everything that has happened during the past twelve months both personally and professionally. The ups and downs, the surprises, and the cherished times I’ve spent with others. We’ve all … Continue reading

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Do Movies Influence Novels?

I love movies.  I have always enjoyed all genres of movies – especially mysteries, suspense and thrillers. Oh, and cop thrillers of course.  I’ve often wondered if my movie enthusiasm has helped to shape my writing style and subject matter … Continue reading

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